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working through the night to pinpoint sandy's expected path. >> accuweather.com meteorologist jim dickey is joining us this morning with the very latest. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, again, this is a massive storm system. looking at the infrared satellite imagery here, cloud stretches from quebec, ontario, coast of carolina. the storm expected to make a turn to the north, northwest. inland. jog eastward. through much of the day yesterday. you can see in the last couple of frames, it is turning north. you're starting to feel the effecting of the second system. heavy rainfall. band of heavy rain stretches from outer banks up into the mid-atlantic. heavy rain has been pouring down portions of eastern pennsylvania. through much of the day. this isn't good. we don't need more rainfall on top of what we will see as sandy does move inland. the impacts here. threefold. first impact, that's going to be the storm surge. anywhere on the northeastern periphery tonight. southern new jersey looking for a devastating impact from the storm surge. 5 to 10 foot plus i
that means these folks took the storm seriously and evacuated before sandy hit. abc news producer jim debrill is in breezy point and joins us live on the phone. jim, tell me what's going on out there. >> you know, i'm in a community of 4,200 homes out here. this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11, firefighters and cops, during 9/11. this community was hit horribly tonight. around 6:30, they lost power. then the water came rushing in. and many here expected there would be flooding, there would be loss of power. but then this fire just erupted on one of the walks out here. and went from walk to walk to walk. we were in a home and the fire was literally right across from us. and as this fire just spread, we evacuated not once, we waded our way to another home, and then realized that the parking lot we were next to, the cars literally started to blow up in that parking lot. so we had to leave there, we went to another home. again, the fire continued to spread. my understanding, it has spread across about 12 blocks of breezy point. an area that they call the wedge. it's a place i
football tonight. >> numbers tell the story and jim harbaugh has all message for all the critics. as the classic. ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> good evening, who are you calling game manager. alex smith was near perfect as the 49ers paid a visit to the desert. one drop kept him from perfection. on the not top. there is game manager, alex smith to michael crabtree. niners up 7-0. check out concentration, deflected pass and makes the grab. got both feet down, nice catch. setting up another touchdown. zooming into the end zone, niners up 17-0. smith up at the half. randy moss, vintage moss. runs 47 yards, second touchdown of the year. smith went of 18 to 19 for three touchdowns and showing up angry. as the niners crush the cardinals 24-3 and improve to 6
the belmont case. we needed to solve that. >> ever since their son went missing jim and joan davie expected dunkel who was a family friend. >> he was in and out of our house every day. he knew where the key was. he called his mom and dad. >> after their son disappeared dunkel never returned to their house. so jim davies began tracking dunkel. after kevin collin ss disappeared davies was able to confirm dunkel traveled from his home to the city. the night kevin went missing. >> i determined he was in san francisco not directly from john but from all of his friends. >> belmont police confirmed dunkel's movements that day. >> dunkel may be involved in, from my understanding they may have placed him in san francisco around the time collins boy went missing. >> davies tells me he tried to report that information to police who were heading the kevin collins investigation. >> they didn't want to hear what i had to say. it was that simple. >> oh, yeah. san francisco police to comment on jim davie as kt and give me access to the files but they refused saying it's an open investigation. but they coul
to cause an explosion? and abc's senior national correspondent jim avila set out to show us tonight. jim? >> reporter: so, diane, we're at the virginia beach, virginia, training center, i'm with a firefighter here who is going to show us what happens when a commercial gas meter breaks. the pilot light will be on. and look how fast it will take off. it's a frightening sound, and sight. natural gas burns fast and long. and after a natural disaster like hurricane sandy, where houses have been moved off their foundations, and whole blocks leveled from fire, it's a hazard at every turn. there is little clue, except a sulfur smell that is purposely added to the gas as a warning that danger lingers. so, what are we approaching here? you can kind of smell that rotten egg smell. >> right. we're simulating a broken gas line here, and that smell is the mercaptan that is injected into natural gas. >> reporter: okay, so when it goes up, it kind of goes up like your outside gas grill. it's hot. >> right. right now it's seeking an ignition source. ignition source can come from anything from a fuse on a
sunday night. but look at this morning. the skies much emptier. jim lavila has the details. >> reporter: nearly a total ground stop here. the flights are canceled. almost all across the country, whether it's trains, butss, and also planes, have been canceled this morning. take a look what we have here at reagan national. this airfield, this corridor, completely empty. look at the boards over here, they become cancellation walls at the airports tell people to stay home. >> reporter: this morning, much of the nation as a standstill. the ferocious superstorm crippling much of america's transportation system. amtrak trains and airports from north carolina to boston virtually shut down. nearly 7,000 flights canceled. most either fly from or through one of the hubs in sandy's path. >> you prepare, prepare, prepare, and then they can change. >> reporter: all those cancellations are creating a ripple effect. forcing delays as far west as seattle and san francisco. stranded passengers, for the most part, taking it in stride. >> it's not the airport's fault. you can't really control the weather.
. >> wait. wait. >> thank you. >> everyone excited to see their favorite giant. coach jim harbaugh drove brandon belt. these shots as cars drove by. alex smith says he's a huge fan and says the parade went well. >> and a million giants fans trying to get home from the celebration along with the evening commute on halloween. let's take a look at the situation right now from 7 hd. they're not going anywhere, fast. we are live from the scene there. they must be advise miz rabl. >> yes. just a little bit of relief. a ferry just boarded. you can see these are all actually happy people still. the ferry building winds down. it's jammed on bart. hundreds of thousands of fans expected bart, were expected. bart running larger trains. you can get on to platforms here all right. but problem is getting onto the train car. sometimes only one or two people could enter the car. do you know what? no one was complaining. you can see line here surprisingly shockingly going up and down here, no one grumpy or upset. everybody thrilled to be here. fans here and there still pockets erupted to giants cheers. so
it more difficult, houses that are so close together. in fact, abc news' jim dubreuil was on the scene overnight and here's how he described the scene. >> reporter: this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11, firefighters and cops during 9/11. this community was hit horribly tonight. then the fire just erupted. we were in a home and fire was literally right across from us. and as the fire just spread, we waded our way it another home and realized that the parking lot that we were next to, the cars literally started to blow up. again, the fire continued to spread. my understanding it has spread across about 12 blocks of breezy point. an area they call "the wedge." we thought we would come here and see people wanting to leave. tonight, they're being forced to leave not by flood, not by sandy, but by fire. >> we will be having information as it becomes available from queens. we'll have it for you again. a look at the greater new york city area struck so hard. including amy out there in staten island. >> josh, we have dramatic scenes of devastation coming into us right now.
explain. thoughts of the legacy of slavery, jim crow and overcoming. converging in one epic instant. >> my dad, he cried, my household was very emotional. my family got together. >> i called my pops. it was a day he never thought he'd ever see. i never thought i would ever see it. >> reporter: but it is now four years later and euphoria has given way to the harsh reality of economic pain. and there are scars created by a divided country. still, at times wrestling with issues of race. a new black entertainment television documentary series, "second coming," peels back the layers of the devoted by complicated relationship black voters have with the president. >> crime is rising. >> he's doing a good job or bad job? >> he hasn't had a whole lot of time. >> he's got four years. >> i think there's no doubt the thrill is gone. that moment in 2008 was a once in a lifetime experience. >> reporter: mark levin sent teams around the country to talk to blacks from every walk of life. >> did i think he was going to save black america? no. >> reporter: there are frustrations. as blacks have been hit har
by the time jim crow laws were abolished, giving her the chance to do what she did today. >> she was already set in her ways and really wasn't thinking about politics. >> reporter: now rosie is not secretive about who she supports. >> i love obama. >> reporter: you love obama? >> i love obama. >> reporter: rosie requested her ballot in the mail, and her friend turned it in. >> miss rosie should be an inspiration to all of our young people and old. >> reporter: in ft. myers, chad oliver. >> how do you not love that story. >> isn't that something? if she can rock the vote, i think we can all get out and vote. >> there is no excuse. i don't care who you're supporting, no matter what age, where you're at, the storm, whatever. get out there and be heard. if she can do it at 99 years old >> that's right. we can all do it. >> hey, still strong in mind, still strong in spirit. a lot to be said about that. we salute you, man, that's for sure and that is the news for this half hour of the show. remember to follow us on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> and on twitter @abcwnn. use the hash tag #wnnfans. more
bron. right now leading in the third quarter, alex smith 18 out of 19. jim har baugh saying he was quote gobble, gobble turkey talk, he knew where evidence was. >> it was in the closet. i found oit. -- it in there. that is the nature of the nfl. we only play once per week. abc 7 sports brought to you by menz. >> that is this edition of, along with skeletons. thanks a lot. >> from all of us here, thanks for joining us. >> see you at 9:00 and 11:00. this is "jeopa here are today's contestants -- a circuit judge from benton, arkansas... a customer-service representative from westerville, ohio... and our returning champion, a research chemist, originally from charlotte, north carolina... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek!
question to meteorologist jim dickey of accuweather.com to see just how unusual a weather pattern like this is. >> good morning, rob and paula. well, sandy will likely go down as one of if not the worst storms to ever impact the new jersey beaches and new york city. the reason behind this unprecedented impact is the unusual path this storm took. sandy's path took it directly into southern new jersey. al worst-case scenario for the region. now here, every line you see on this graphic is the track the tropical system took that impacted the new york city area. well, as you can see, a number of tropical systems did hit through the years. no storm took that path into southern new jersey like sandy did on monday. so why this unusual path, and why is it unseen until first off, important to note, tropical systems do spot in october. the atlantic hurricane season ends november 30th here, there is a secondary peak in october of tropical storm formation. in fact, it is because the storm occurred so late in october, in my opinion, that it was able to take the path it did. through the fall, the jet
. accuweather meteorologist jim dickey tells us exactly what's on the horizon, now, for the northeast. >> good morning, rob and sunny. well, many spots across the northeast and new england still without power after sandy here. unfortunately, we are keeping it chilly. sandy's now a big area of low pressure spinning over canada. much weakened. but it continues to drag in the chilly air north and west as we move forward. progressively colder each night here. be sure you bundle up out there. it sets the stage for a potential storm, a nor'easter. not what we saw with sandy. but next week, tuesday to wednesday timeframe, be watching the system closely for potential impact. rob and sunny, back to you. >> that news just makes me want to hide under the desk. >>> the storm is prompting, of course, an enormous relief effort. and we here at abc and our parent company are encouraging everyone to pitch in. >> disney/abc television has designated this coming monday as a day of giving. many of our shows will show you how you, too, can help. the announcement follows disney's $2 million donation for relief and
, and it will be cold. we are talking temps in the 40s. weather doesn't scare tigers manager jim leyland at all. >> we have heaters in the dugout for both teams obviously. ours will be a little warmer than theirs tomorrow night but that's all right. we won't tell them that. you know what? it's cold. but, i mean, this is the world series. this is, you know, it's cold for everybody. it's cold for the fans, the beer is cold, everything is cold. it's great. enjoy it! it's the world series. you know, you can't be worried about how cold it is. i threw a game in chicago last year where it was 34 degrees and it was raining and sleeting and i threw the ball pretty well that night. so i don't suspect cold weather is going to be much of an issue. >>> who is afraid of a little cold? the 49ers are back in action monday night in arizona. another nfc west opponent with first place on the lines. the cardinals are similar to the 49ers. both have rugged defenses and offenses that sort of just muddle along. big concern for arizona, no pass protection. 35 sacks allowed in six games and aldin smith is going to be bringing
there, coach jim harbaugh and quarterback alex smith were driving today. harbaugh for bell. are the 49ers had a bye this week so they were enjoying the festivities. sutoff surprise from the warriors. they gave city curry a four year $44 million contract extension on the eve of the team season hoper in phoenix. end a midnight deadline. one of golden state's best players who averaged 17 points a game when healthy. that is the question. the ankle has been a problem. he missed 40 out of 66 games last year. an expensive gamble for the warriors. they are expecting he will be okay. late word in that the center with make his warriors debut tonight in phoenix. abc 7 sports brought to you by mercedes. >> thanks, larry. >> if you missed our coverage of of the parade perhaps you there were in person. we will rebroadcast in its entirety on digital 7.2 and 7.3. comcast channels 195 and 715. >> starts in just a few minutes at 7:00. if you don't have time to watch the whole thing, take a look. 22 second time lapse version. thank you so much for watching. we appreciate your time sharing this great day
. it's not open today at all. it's at a standstill. jim avila is in washington, reagan national airport. it's one of the airports that are trying to get back to normal. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, george. look behind me. the planes are back. the smell of the jet fuel is here. the roar of the engines, back. all along the east coast, the airlines saying today is reboot day. the major exception, however, as you point out, laguardia airport. let's look at the pictures. laguardia from the air. you're seeing there's all kinds of problems there. it's right on the long island sound. it was overrun by the tidal waters. the runways and gates flooded. jfk, the other major airport in new york, is running. and some of the planes began to land there. but for laguardia, it will still be a few days away. the faa has to inspect the runways before they can reopen. that's the situation on the east coast for the airports, george. >> jim, thanks. >>> let's get back to josh, now, with the morning's other top stories. >> we're going to begin with the presidential race, now less than a week a
and it will be coal. we are talking temps in the 40s. weather doesn't scare tigers manager jim leyland at all. >> we have heaters in the dugout for both teams obviously. ours will be a little warmer than theirs tomorrow night but that's all right. we won't tell them that. you know what? it's cold. but i mean, this is the world series. this is, you know, it's cold for everybody. it's cold for the fans, the beer is cold, everything is cold. it's great. enjoy it! it's the world series. you know, you can't be worried about how cold it is. i threw a game in chicago last year where it was 34 degrees and it was raining and sleeting and i threw the ball pretty well that night. so i don't suspect cold weather is going to be much of an issue. >>> who is afraid of a. >> cold? the 49ers are back in action monday night in arizona. another nfc west opponent with first place on the lines. the cardinals are similar to the 49ers. both have rugged defenses and offenses that sort of just muddle along. big concern for arizona, no pass protection. 35 sacks allowed in six games and smith is going to be bringing it. altho
. >> numbers tell the story and jim harbaugh has all message for all the critics. as the classic. >>> good evening, who are you calling game manager. alex smith was near perfect as the 49ers paid a visit to the desert. one drop kept him from perfection. on the not top. there is game manager, alex smith to michael crabtree. niners up 7-0. check out concentration, deflected pass and makes the grab. got both feet down, nice catch. setting up another touchdown. zooming into the end zone, niners up 17-0. smith up at the half. randy moss, vintage moss. runs 47 yards, second touchdown of the year. smith went of 18 to 19 for touchdowns touchdowns and showing up angry. as the niners crush the cardinals 24-3 and improve to 6-2. jim harbaugh was asking about the perception that smith lacked confidence at times. >> i don't think there was a question there. i think it's gobble, gobble turkey. just gobble, gobble turkey, some jive turkey gobblers. >> that is the nature of the n.f.l. it's the nature of professional sports. we only play once a week and all those days in between. >> gobble, gobble, turkey.
it is for a gas fire to ignite in a disaster zone. abc's jim avila shows us some of the surprising ways natural gas could blow. >>> well, and that brings us to the fire-ravaged community in the new york city borough of queens. for the first time yesterday, residents were able to visit their burned out homes. 111 burned in the firestorm. that happened amid flooding from sandy. all the residents who lost everything, all they could do was go poke around in the ashes hoping just to find something. for some it was simply too much. >> i can't believe -- just two months ago we were down here. it's crazy. >> new york governor andrew cuomo toured the fire zone yesterday. he promised residents that their community will be rebuilt. >>> and, i -- i keep coming back to the story. of all the scenes we have seen. countless scenes to kind of, it breaks your heart. but that scene in breezy point really is just heartbreaking. not just your home, but your friend and neighbors for years. and even itch you survived it, you know, you're in the midst of this apocalyptic scene. >> destruction. >> i think that's what w
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